Share this entry
get (or lay) one's hands on

Definition of get or lay one's hands on in English:

Find or get something: I haven’t got my hands on a copy yet
More example sentences
  • Like tickets for a 1970's concert for The Who, investors practically stampeded to get their hands on the paper.
  • Like most children I read every Roald Dahl book I could get my hands on.
  • Each player is focusing on the task ahead, anxiously waiting to get his hands on the red ball.
See parent entry: hand
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources